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Debbie McKeegan

Award winning British designer, Debbie McKeegan, began her digital journey almost two decades ago – pre-Photoshop, and pre-digital print. With a manufacturing background, a vast knowledge of traditional textiles (from both a design and production perspective), and an interest in CAD from its onset, today Debbie serves as an expert in the world of digital print. Debbie has developed many new digital production practices, and speaks as an authority on digital design and print worldwide. She is the CEO of TextIntel - an expert advisory practice serving the Creative, Digital and Print Textile manufacturing industry. As a WhichPLM contributor, she is able to pass on her wisdom as a digital pioneer; embracing the creative freedom offered with the advancement of new technology, she looks forward to sharing her knowledge.

Why Textile Micro-Factories Will Change the Future of Fashion

Here, resident digital printing expert Debbie McKeegan shares the benefits of emerging micro-factories in the Fashion and Textile industries. Debbie is the CEO of TexIntel – an expert advisory practice serving the Creative, Digital and Print Textile manufacturing Industry.

Digital Textile Printing Unlocks the Supply Chain & Offers Speed Alongside Sustainability

Here, resident digital printing expert Debbie McKeegan shares the need for true supply chain sustainability in the digital printing marketplace. Debbie is the CEO of TexIntel – an expert advisory practice serving the Creative, Digital and Print Textile manufacturing Industry.

Digital Printed Fashion Fabrics Break the Billion Sq Metre Barrier

In her second piece for WhichPLM in 2018, resident digital printing expert Debbie McKeegan shares the success of digitally printed fashion. Debbie is the CEO of TexIntel – an expert advisory practice serving the Creative, Digital and Print Textile manufacturing Industry. The Fashion industry is no stranger to disruption, and it’s facing a global reform. Driven by […]

Good Design is in the Detail

In her first piece for us this year, resident digital printing expert Debbie McKeegan gives her advice on understanding resolution, colour, ink sets, and textile manufacture. Debbie has developed many new digital production practices, and speaks as an authority on digital design and print worldwide. Good design is in the detail, and design is just […]

Automation & Design: are you safe?

In her final piece for WhichPLM in 2017, resident digital printing expert Debbie McKeegan shares her thoughts on the unspoken code of conduct for designers. In a part-blog, part-interview post, Debbie discusses just how much the technological revolution has brought about for designers – the good and the bad. As the year comes to a […]

Creatives are Redefining Fabrics in Digital Textile Printing

In her latest piece for WhichPLM, resident digital printing expert, Debbie McKeegan, explores how creative are redefining fabrics. “The digital market is expanding at a rapid pace and it’s a tribute to the creativity of both the print and design industry working together that we are witnessing the removal of boundaries for designers.”

Translating the Conversation of Print

Today, Debbie McKeegan, resident digital printing expert, shares her most recent, exclusive piece with us. She explores common misconceptions around digital printing, the language breakdown between designers and printers, and how to best communicate with clients.

Can we manufacture time?

In her latest piece for WhichPLM (and her first for this year), resident digital printing Expert, Debbie McKeegan, explores the concept of ‘time’: “the most valuable commodity in our modern lives”.

Reinventing Interiors; a digital transformation

In her latest exclusive piece for WhichPLM, resident digital printing Expert, Debbie McKeegan, explores the effect of digital printing on an industry with many similarities to that of Fashion: the Interiors sector. Debbie pays close attention to wallpapers here.

Fast Fashion + Immediate Trends: Driving the Designer Workflow

In a highly visual guest blog, resident digital printing expert, Debbie McKeegan shares her latest thoughts with WhichPLM’s community. In this instalment, she focuses on digital print in relation to fast fashion.